Chapter 30. Oral Culture and Southern Fiction

  1. Richard Gray and
  2. Owen Robinson
  1. Jill Terry

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756935.ch30

A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South

A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South

How to Cite

Terry, J. (2004) Oral Culture and Southern Fiction, in A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South (eds R. Gray and O. Robinson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756935.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631224044

Online ISBN: 9780470756935

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Keywords:

  • oral culture;
  • fiction;
  • racial history;
  • music;
  • literary orality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Distinctively Oral About Southern Writing?

  • The Storyteller

  • The Dialect Speaker

  • The Preacher

  • The Musician

  • Conclusion